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'Dancing With the Stars' semifinals double elimination: Two departing All-Stars are....

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Update: Annie’s recap is live. Spoiler ahead! After a results show featuring performances by Paula Abdul (a mirrorball miracle!) and The Wanted, two of five remaining Sparkalien couples have been cast off of Planet Mirrorballus. They are…..

Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff and Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke

WOW! It’s an all-female finale!!!

I thought no way Emmitt would be going home considering the football fan base.


Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani

Kelly Monaco and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Happy with the results? Stay tuned for my full recap later on. Here it is!

Mirrorballus Rex encourages you to appraise EW.com’s Hidden Gems of the ‘All-Stars’ semifinals.

And let’s all remember to give thanks for Tristan this week…


Fringe Fairy

Annie Barrett’s ‘DWTS’ Facebook page

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